Maratha Quota Ordinance: Maha Cet Cell Releases Revised Schedule for PG medical counselling due to lowered cutoffs
Maharashtra: In view of the newly applied Maratha Quota ordinance, the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell (Maha CET Cell) has published the Revised Extended Schedule for Online registration, Document Verification and Preference Form filling Process for NEET PG 2019 due to lowered cut-off percentile.
As per MAHARASHTRA ORDINANCE No.XIII of 2019 dated 20/05/2019 read with Notice No. 35 of State CET-Cell, Mumbai, SEBC Reservation is applicable for the Academic Year 2019-20.
Medical Dialogues had recently reported about the Maharashtra State Reservation (of seats for admission in educational institutions in the State and for appointments in the public services and posts under the State) for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2019.
In view of the Ordinance, following is the schedule for Post Graduate admission of NEET PG 2019.
Revised Schedule for Newly Registered Candidates of NEET PG 2019 Due to lower cut - off Score by National Board of Examination, New Delhi
|1||Editing and Submitting of fresh Registration for SEBC Candidates Only.||21/05/2019 upto|
|2||Document Verification only for SEBC Candidates at State Common Entrance Test Cell, 8th Floor, New Excelsior Building, A.K.Nayak Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001.||22/05/2019 10.00 a.m. to 03.00 p.m.|
|3||Display of Combined Merit list for MOP UP Round(s)||22/05/2019|
after 08.00 p.m.
|4||Online Preference filling process (Only for all Newly Registered Candidates)||23/05/2019|
upto 11.59 p.m.
The further schedule for MOP-UP round(s) will be displayed in due course.
The Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018 provides for reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions in the State and for reservation of posts for appointments in public services and posts under the State, to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Citizens in the State of Maharashtra for their advancement.
Clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 4 of the said Act, provide that, notwithstanding anything contained in any judgment, decree or order of any Court or other authority, and subject to the other provisions of the said Act, 16 per cent of the total seats in educational institutions including private educational institutions, whether aided or un-aided by the State, other than minority educational institutions referred to in clause (1) of article 30 of the Constitution of India shall be separately reserved for the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) including the Maratha Community.
“It is the intention of the State Government to comply with the provisions of the said Act of 2018, both in letter and spirit and to provide for reservation in favour of the SEBC candidates for admissions for the educational year 2019-20. 9. It is considered expedient to ensure that the intention in enacting the said Act of 2018 is manifest by making express provisions by inserting a suitable clause in Explanation to sub-section (2) of the section 16 of the said Act, for applying the reservation in admissions to SEBC class in respect of all admissions effected after the date of coming into force of the said Act of 2018. It is also considered expedient to ensure that in respect of Medical and Dental Graduate and Post Graduate Courses, there shall be reservation in favour of SEBC class from the educational year 2019-20 and also for admission to other educational courses including under Graduate Courses requiring passing of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test or any other National Entrance Test.”
“As both Houses of the State Legislature are not in session and the Governor of Maharashtra is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action to amend the Maharashtra State Reservation (of seats for admission in educational institutions in the State and for appointments in the public services and posts under the State) for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018 (Mah. LXII of 2018), for the purposes aforesaid, this Ordinance is promulgated.”
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